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Joshua K. Craver, Chad T. Miller, Kimberly A. Williams, and Daniel L. Boyle

Intumescence is a physiological disorder that develops sporadically on the leaf tissue of many plant species, including tomato ( Rud, 2009 ), sweetpotato ( Wetzstein and Frett, 1984 ), and cuphea [ Cuphea sp. ( Jaworski et al., 1988 )]. This

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Max G. Villalobos-Acuña, William V. Biasi, Sylvia Flores, Elizabeth J. Mitcham, Rachel B. Elkins, and Neil H. Willits

. Furthermore, preharvest treatments with 1-MCP might also produce a beneficial impact on postharvest fruit quality, delaying ripening for long-distance transport, and slowing the appearance of physiological disorders in storage. California ‘Bartlett’ pears can

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Sylvie Jenni, David de Koeyer, and George Emery

physiological disorders such as rib discoloration, tipburn, bolting, and ribbiness ( Lorenz and Maynard, 1988 ). The association of rib discoloration symptoms with high daytime temperature has been observed in the field ( Jenkins, 1959 ) and has been

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Raquel Gomez and Lee Kalcsits

premium economic returns for growers ( Gallardo et al., 2015 ). Despite its popularity, ‘Honeycrisp’ is difficult to grow because it is susceptible to physiological disorders like bitter pit and sunburn ( Luby and Bedford, 1992 ). ‘WA 38’ is a new cultivar

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Yosef Al Shoffe, Abdul Sattar Shah, Jacqueline F. Nock, and Christopher B. Watkins

associated with physiologic disorders, including low temperature injuries and soft scald ( Lyons, 1973 ; Miller, 1936 ; Thomas, 1931 ), although it is unclear whether acetaldehyde is a cause or a result of disorder development ( Smagula and Bramlage, 1977

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Christopher B. Watkins and Jacqueline F. Nock

to a number of physiological disorders including bitter pit, soft scald, soggy breakdown, low temperature breakdown, and senescent breakdown ( DeEll and Ehsani-Moghaddam, 2010 ; DeLong et al., 2006 ; Moran et al., 2009 ; Rosenberger et al., 2004

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Tomomi Eguchi, Ricardo Hernández, and Chieri Kubota

Intumescence injury, also known as edema or oedema is a nonpathogenic physiological disorder characterized visually by abnormal, blister- or callus-like tumor growths that predominantly develop on the surface of leaves and sometimes on petioles and

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Bhaskar Bondada and Markus Keller

quality losses whenever fruit crops are afflicted with physiological disorders ( Watkins, 2007 ). The objective of this study was to elucidate the symptomatological, morphoanatomical, and osmotic characteristics of berry shrivel. Dissecting such features

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Maude Lachapelle, Gaétan Bourgeois, Jennifer R. DeEll, Katrine A. Stewart, and Philippe Séguin

, R. Woolf, A. 1999 Preharvest factors affecting physiological disorders of fruit Postharvest Biol. Technol. 153 255 262 Lachapelle, M. Bourgeois, G. DeEll, J. Stewart, K.A. Séguin, P. 2013 Modeling the effect of preharvest weather conditions on the

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Joshua K. Craver, Chad T. Miller, Kimberly A. Williams, and Nora M. Bello

Intumescences are a physiological disorder that develops sporadically on the leaf tissue of many plant species, including some varieties of tomato ( Solanum lycopersicum ‘Maxifort’; Rud, 2009 ), sweetpotato ( Wetzstein and Frett, 1984 ), and